African Australian Advocacy Centre’s United Nations Working Group of Experts of People of African Descent Response: Key Findings and Urgent Issues
On Friday 5-6th October, Chairperson of the African Australian Advocacy Centre (AAAC) Noël Zihabamwe attended the 54th session of the UN Human Rights Council at Palais des Nations, Geneva Switzerland followed by an interactive dialogue.1
The AAAC urges the Victorian government to work better with young people from African backgrounds in crime prevention strategies and to appoint multicultural community liaison officers. Such officers have been employed by NSW police in areas such as Blacktown and Fairfield which have successfully assisted integrating people from African backgrounds for many years.
On the 10th of June 2021, 80 people gathered for the inaugural African Jewish Friendship Dinner at Canterbury League Club in Belmore NSW. Co-hosted by the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies and the African Australian Advocacy Centre (AAAC).
I had the privilege of attending the NSW Premier’s Harmony annual Dinner held at the Sydney International Civic Centre, on March 1st, 2022. The dinner was held in celebration of the contribution of the many rich and diverse cultures that make up our state.